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Blairsville’s talent on display in Mirror Classic

March 27, 2015 The kids from Blairsville have faced a lot of good basketball competition growing up. Some of the best of it was during recess in grade school. “We’ve always been athletic. more »»

B-A’s Leamer works hard to develop all-around game

March 26, 2015 Bellwood-Antis’ Kelly Leamer and Ana Hollen were fitting in just fine at their first practice for the 10th annual Altoona Mirror Classic on Tuesday night at the Summit Athletic Club, cracking up... more »»

Hileman, Weston honorary captains for Friday’s games

March 24, 2015 The honorary captains for the 10th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic left their marks on the game locally in different ways. more »»

Kendrick enjoys scholastic memories

March 24, 2015 By Matt Michelone For the Mirror BEDFORD — When Tussey Mountain lost senior guard Courtney Rupert for the season, it had to look no further then another senior to lead the wa. more »»

Mirror Classic rosters

March 22, 2015 See related pdf. more »»

Vincentian dominates

March 22, 2015 HERSHEY — Senior forward Brenna Wise recorded a triple-double as Pittsburgh’s Vincentian Academy defeated Old Forge 86-38 Saturday afternoon for its second consecutive PIAA Class A girls’ basketball... more »»

Cumberland Valley girls repeat

March 21, 2015 The Associated Press HERSHEY — Cumberland Valley earned its second straight PIAA Class AAAA girls basketball title on Friday, getting a team-high 13 points from Villanova commit Kelly Jekot in a... more »»

Colts celebrate 50th anniversary

March 20, 2015 Back on March 22, 1965, the Northern Cambria Area High School boys basketball team earned itself a special slice of history. more »»

Lady Mustangs’ thrilling ride ends in second OT

March 18, 2015 MECHANICSBURG — Katie Nolan and Lexi Wozniak made 3-pointers just before the buzzer in regulation and the first overtime to extend Portage’s Cinderella run in the PIAA Class A girls playoffs. more »»

Future looks bright for Portage

March 18, 2015 MECHANICSBURG — The Portage Lady Mustangs emerged from their locker room. The good-byes had been said. The tears had been shed. Now players like Kacie Baker seemed to be moving past it. more »»

PIAA basketball capsule

March 17, 2015 Old Forge (2-1) vs. Portage (6-4) SATURDAY GIRLS Class A quarterfinals Teams: Portage Lady Mustangs (24-4); Old Forge Lady Devils (15-10). more »»

Portage eyeing Hershey

March 17, 2015 Without any prior experience beyond the first round upon with to draw, the Portage Area Lady Mustangs have utilized emotion and instinct to fuel their magical run from the fourth-place finisher in... more »»

Portage fans will be 'Herd'

March 16, 2015 BELLEFONTE — Portage Area basketball games are full of interesting sights and sounds — sometimes one of them is a 293-pound young man doing flips while dressed like he was going to an interview or... more »»

Lady Mustangs' next game at Cumberland Valley

March 16, 2015 The Portage Area High School girls basketball is almost to Hershey, both figuratively and literally. more »»

Coaches named for annual Mirror Classic

March 16, 2015 The coaches are set for the 10th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic, which will match the top seniors from Blair County against the best of Central Pennsylvania on Friday, March 27 at Mount... more »»

On to the Final 4: Portage rallies to reach state semis

March 15, 2015 BELLEFONTE — Portage coach Lance Hudak called a timeout with less than four minutes to play in the third quarter of the Lady Mustangs’ PIAA Class A quarterfinal game against North Penn-Mansfield. more »»

At FT line, Lady Mustangs peak at the right time

March 15, 2015 BELLEFONTE — As Lance Hudak went to answer a question about Portage’s compelling 43-39 PIAA Class A quarterfinal win over District 4 champion North Penn-Mansfield on Saturday afternoon at Bellefonte... more »»

Crosby scratched in Pens’ loss to Bruins

March 15, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Being oblivious probably wasn’t the worst thing for Tuukka Rask. It took the Boston goalie a while to notice that the opposing Pittsburgh Penguins were playing without Sidney Crosby. more »»

Mehno: Steelers make good move with Williams

March 15, 2015 PITTSBURGH — So, let’s discuss the big Pittsburgh Steelers’ signing. No, not Ben Roethlisberger. That was inevitable, given that both sides were anxious to make a deal. more »»

End of an era: Lady Devils fall just short

March 14, 2015 GREENSBURG — Bellwood-Antis coach Jim Swaney emerged from the locker room following his team’s 63-60 loss to Seton-La Salle in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals and hunched over as if he was in... more »»

Swaney: Best B-A team ever

March 14, 2015 GREENSBURG — Already aware of the fact that she only had about 25-30 more games to play as a Bellwood-Antis Lady Blue Devil basketball player, Ana Hollen, before the season, found a quote by Muhamma... more »»

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How Elias Diaz came out of nowhere to become the Pirates' potential catcher of the future

March 26, 2015 BRADENTON, Fla. -- Elias Diaz will never forget Altoona, where his life and career changed dramatically during four wonderful and largely unexpected months in 2014. more »

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